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113: Level Up! You’re Wired for Royalty — 1 Peter 2:1-10

113: Level Up! You’re Wired for Royalty — 1 Peter 2:1-10

February 25, 2020

You may or may not be in touch with it, but deep, deep down, you're wired for royalty. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is more than a regimen in sin management so that you can make it to heaven. Jesus announced and modeled for us the Gospel of the Kingdom. And a big part of it is that you and I are part of a "royal priesthood" in Christ. Let's level up!

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112: Bernie Vs. Christ, the Capitalist - Dustin Johnson

112: Bernie Vs. Christ, the Capitalist - Dustin Johnson

February 19, 2020

Hate it or love it, you'll want to spread the word on this one -- Bernie (Sanders) Vs. Christ, the Capitalist. Our special guest is Dustin Johnson of ChristandCapital.com. You may find this a little provocative. Does the Garden of Eden inform our experience in Christ? Are we designed as Vice-Regents ... to reign on God's behalf? And can we access this in Christ?

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110: The Devil Impeached and Convicted!

110: The Devil Impeached and Convicted!

February 6, 2020

Have you heard there was a trial in the United States Senate concerning the impeachment of President Trump? If you're listening from the interior of Mongolia, this may be news to you! But fear not, we're not going political in this episode. The whole impeachment trial sparked something about the Devil being impeached and convicted! Are you ready for this (?) ... as a developing Christ-Follower, you can legally enforce this reality in your world with a powerful effect.

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100: It’s the 100th Episode! — Guest Highlights and Listener Comments. Plus, Expand Your Kingdom Footprint.

100: It’s the 100th Episode! — Guest Highlights and Listener Comments. Plus, Expand Your Kingdom Footprint.

December 11, 2019

It's the 100th episode of Jesus Smart: The Podcast! We're serving up some guest highlights. And we hear from listeners and friends of the show. Plus, a pulse of motivation: Expand Your Kingdom Footprint.

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099.7: People of the Future Live With Gratitude

099.7: People of the Future Live With Gratitude

November 21, 2019

Gratitude is special -- it conditions us to live our highest life. Christ-Followers are people of the future. The Holy Spirit empowers us to live in the powers of the Age to Come. And gratitude is key.

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099: Bonus Thoughts (Pt 2): A Gospel That Captures the Imagination of Young Adults — Trinity Harrison-Clark

099: Bonus Thoughts (Pt 2): A Gospel That Captures the Imagination of Young Adults — Trinity Harrison-Clark

November 6, 2019

Bonus thoughts -- this is the 2nd part of our important dialogue with Trinity Harris-Clark. Listen to the 1st part in episode 095.

Trinity Harrison-Clark says that Jesus Christ has transformed her worldview and given her enthusiasm to create real change with today's college students. Are young adults experiencing the dimensions of what Jesus offers? You may be surprised by this conversation. Matt Raines joins us for Kingdom Color Commentary. Plus we have an audio segment from N.T. Wright, world-renowned New Testament scholar.

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095: A Gospel That Captures the Imagination of Young Adults — Trinity Harrison-Clark

095: A Gospel That Captures the Imagination of Young Adults — Trinity Harrison-Clark

October 17, 2019

Trinity Harrison-Clark says that Jesus Christ has transformed her worldview and given her enthusiasm to create real change with today's college students. Are young adults experiencing the dimensions of what Jesus offers? You may be surprised by this conversation. Matt Raines joins us for Kingdom Color Commentary. Plus we have an audio segment from N.T. Wright, world-renowned New Testament scholar

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078: Encore Episode — Can You Believe That All Things Belong to You?

078: Encore Episode — Can You Believe That All Things Belong to You?

June 14, 2019

This is an Encore Episode (#006)! Can you believe this? Here's a Kingdom secret that few experience -- all things belong to you, as you belong to Christ. This is what the Apostle Paul wrote to the Church in Corinth. "All things belong to you, and you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God" (see 1 Corinthians 3 in the New Testament).

It's as we truly value and belong to Christ, that all things are ours!

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049: We Are Raised Now as Vice-Regents in Christ’s Kingdom - Matt Raines

049: We Are Raised Now as Vice-Regents in Christ’s Kingdom - Matt Raines

January 9, 2019

"[The Father] made us alive together with Christ ... and raised us up with Him, and seated us with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus" (Ephesians 2:5-6).

In Christ, we die to ourselves as a False King. And we are raised as Vice-Regents in the Kingdom of God! A Grand Narrative is at play -- a marred Creation is moving toward the New Creation. The Father is putting all things right in Christ.

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041: Understand the Kingdom Story, Acts I-V — Find Your Place with Matt Raines

041: Understand the Kingdom Story, Acts I-V — Find Your Place with Matt Raines

November 13, 2018

You’re designed for narrative -- your Personal Life Story and the Big Story that’s shaping and moving everything.

The Grand Narrative is the loving rule and reign of God. Jesus has come to put things back in order, restoring us as Vice-Regents under God as King.

You’re going to hear from Matt Raines. Get ready for this. The 5 acts of the Kingdom Story ... nuanced and subtle, and yet writ large across time and space. And in Christ, your life is written into the Big Story on the Big Stage.

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